Conferences - Seminars

16JAN
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

Huntington's disease (HD), the most common dominantly inherited neurodegenerative disorder is characterized by a progressive striatal and cortical neurodegeneration associated with cognitive and behavioral disturbance. So far, many are the aberrant molecular mechanisms described to be associated with the disease, however much remains to be defined. In the last decade, perturbed metabolism of gangliosides, glycosphingolipids ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Vittorio Maglione - Sphingolipid metabolism: new perspectives for treating Huntington's disease"
By Vittorio Maglione, Centre for Neurogenetics and Rare Diseases, IRCCS Neuromed ...
23JAN
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Endocannabinoids have been well established as regulators of the neurobehavioral response to stress. This talk will focus on highlighting the neural circuits and mechanisms by which endocannabinoids have been found to modulate both neuroendocrine and behavioral responses to stress, with an emphasis on translational implications of these findings to human populations afflicted with stress-related neuropsychiatric ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Matthew Hill - Endocannabinoid Regulation of Stress: Circuits and Translation"
By Matthew Hill, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, he Mathison Center, for Mental ...
24JAN
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  12:00-14:00 UNIL-Extranef

Un après le « péril mortel », où en est-on ? Réflexions sur le débat autour de l’écriture inclusive. Éliane Viennot est professeure de littérature française de la renaissance à l’Université Jean Monnet (Saint-Etienne) et membre de l’Institut Universitaire de France. Spécialiste de Marguerite de Valois et d’autres « femmes d’État » de la Renaissance, ... Read more about "Ecriture inclusive : conférence d'Éliane Viennot"
29JAN
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  09:00-16:00 Haute Ecole pédagogique de Berne

Beaucoup de professions sont choisies uniquement par les hommes. C’est le cas en particulier pour les métiers dans la technique etl’informatique, dans lesquels le pourcentagede femmes se situe autour de 20%, parfois à moins de 10%. Les femmes en minorité Pourquoi les jeunes filles talentueuses choisissent-elles trop rarement des métiers techniques ? Comment les gagner ... Read more about "Femmes dans la Technique et l’Informatique: exploiter les potentiels"
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30JAN
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

An ambitious goal of single-cell analyses is to describe dynamical biological processes and shed light on gene regulation. However, the destructive nature of transcriptomics measurements constitutes an immediate challenge to this purpose. To overcome this fundamental limit, we present a novel method capable of estimating “RNA velocity”: the time derivative of gene expression. We apply ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Gioele La Manno - RNA velocity of single cells to unveil the developmental dynamics of the nervous system"
By Gioele La Manno, Neurodevelopmental systems biology lab, Brain Mind Institute ...
13FEB
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For many brain diseases, particularly in psychiatry, we lack clinical tests for differential diagnosis and cannot predict optimal treatment for individual patients. This presentation outlines a translational neuromodeling framework for inferring subject-specific mechanisms of brain disease from non-invasive measures of behaviour and neuronal activity. Guided by clinical theories of maladaptive cognition and aberrant brain-body interactions, ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Stephan Klaas - Translational Neuromodeling, Computational Psychiatry and Computational Psychosomatics"
By Stephan Klaas, Translational Neuromodeling Unit (TNU), Institute for Biomedical Engineering ...

Miscellaneous

11FEB
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Project description February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. For this occasion, CERN, the UNIGE Scienscope and EPFL are offering schools the opportunity to bring women scientists and engineers to talk to students about their jobs (in mixed classes). They are invited to tell their story, unveil some mysteries of ... Read more about "International Day of Women and Girls in Science"